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ID:     RIC_009
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Uranius Antoninus
Date Ruled:     AD 253-254
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Aureus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 253-254
Diameter:     21 mm
Weight:     5.91 g
Obverse Legend:     L IVL AVR SVLP VRA ANTONINVS
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, as seen from the back
Reverse Legend:     VICTO_RIA AVG
Reverse Description:     Victory advancing left, holding wreath in right hand, and palm in left
Mint:     Emesa
Primary Reference:     RIC 09a
Reference2:     Calic√≥ 3397 (this coin)
Reference3:     Biaggi 1427 (this coin)
Reference4:     Delbruek, NC 1948, p. 20 and fig. 16 (this coin)
Photograph Credit:     Roma Numismatics
Source:     http://www.romanumismatics.com
Price Sold For:     55000 Pound
Date Sold:     29/9/2013
Grade:     gEF
Notes:     (1) Roma Numismatics Auction 6: Lot No. 987 (2) Ex NAC 40, 16 May 2007, lot 810; Said to have been found in Beiru